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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LRTHDR1DGE 1>A!LT HERALD TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1017 WANTE LEGAL MAN AS HEAD OF THE JL>ocal Member Asks Why Montreal Lawyer Given Job Instead of Sanford Evans DAYLIGHT SAVING BILL TO BE DROPPED Ottawa. Ont., July 23.-During consideration of supply of the department of trmlc ami commerce there was a long discussion on the question of the. regulation 'of the price of wheat and flour. Incidentally Sir George Poster stated that there was no official confirmation of the report that the board of grain supervisors had definitely fixed the price of this year's wheat crop at ?_.I0 per bushel. He intimated that a price could not be fixed until the t'nited States consress passes co-operative legislation. Ho expected that this would )je done �within a fortnight. Hon. Jlr. Oliver having contended that the government exercised responsibility for tho fictions of the board of grain super-Visors, Sir George Foster said that it ."would do so. \V. A. Buchanan, of Lcthbridgo, Vranted to know why Leslie Uoyd, of Montreal, was made chairman of the western grain commission. Dr. t^laglll the former chairman, was the ttreatest authority in the west on grain matters and had the confidence of the fanners, grain men and elevator men. His own suggestion of a man lor the poeitiou would have been San-lord Evans, who was eminently fitted lor the work. Sir George Foster, in reply, said it was thought wise to have the new chairman a legal man. Points were continually arising of a legal nature. Mr. Boyd was tactful, ^\-ell versed on grain questions, as far tis tho Montreal end was concerned, mid a student. He would be much surprised if Mr. Boyd was not a success, and if he did not In time win the confidence of the people of the Vest. L. A. Lapointe of Montreal said that it the government had to choose one of their political faith they could Jtot have done better than choose Mr. Boyd. He had sat with him in Montreal city council for years and had been much impressed with his ability and his fairness. He believed it was aS good choice and that Mr. Boyd yould be a success. Pacific Route. Mr. Buchanan also wanted to know If any steps had been taken in regard to the shipment of grain via the Pacific route. Sir George Foster said that he hoped to arrange 4T?th the British government to have one of the boats now being built on the Pacific coast carry to England a load of grain in bulk via the Panama Canal^ This would settle the much disputed question as to whether grain would keep shipped in bulk via that route. Conditions were so abnormal at the present time that it was difficult to settle whether this route would he as economical as to ship by rail to the Expenses National Service. Sir Robert Borden, in reply to Hon. George P. Graham, said that the rou-tino work of the office of the fuel controller was being done by the staff of the national service board, under an arrangement made with that body. In this way any additional expense had been avoided. The national service board staff was also working in co-operation with the food controller. The premier stated that the amount of money expended by the national service board to date was $134,0S1. Directors salaries amounted to $19,131, fend their expenses $12,234. get rain as there is no moisture in the ground. Olds.-No rains during past week but crops not suffering yet. Prelude wheat and early oats headed out. Medium heavy stand. Haying beginning and yield good. Pasture in fair condition. Vegetables are growing well but could do with some rain. Medium temperature forty-seven to fifty-five, average fifty-two, maximum seventy-six to eighty-one, average eighty. CONT NlWilCflATOR ^ MontftrtWMW 23- The,, da-zette's Utttwa^ 'correspondent says: "L. McMeans, K.C., of Winn* peg, who will bo selected to All tho one remaining vacancy in the Manitoba representation in the senate, has arrived in Ottawa. Mr, McMenns Is a prominent barrister of Winnipeg. He was formerly 'member for South Winnipeg in the Manitoba legislature. Mr. McMeans has lost one son, a member of the Sth battalion, and has himself raiRcd n battalion for overseas service."       �-Kurope. He wanted to know how it would affect the standard time of the J railways. Sir George Foster replied that the United States was almost as large as Canada and quoted Sir George Bury, vice-president of the C. P. R. as being In favor of daylight saving if it were made a Dominion-wide measure. Later in the afternoon strong opposition to the daylight savings bill developed on both sides of the house and Sir George Foster moved that tho committee of the house report progress. It is doubtful in view of the opposition in the house if its consideration will be renewed. A FINE LECTURE Rev. A. G. Baker, missionary of Bolivia, gave ail extremely interesting address to a small but highly^ attcn ALL CROPS IN THE (Continued mom Front Faoi) first class shape, and will givo a very I good yield. It is another year which | will show up the good farmer against tho gambler and will ..tore than oyer j Ux^l^mr^oU^'^ hot. weather very much. In some plni from tho prolonged dry" spoil. Very few of our farmers are "calamity howlers" but they cannot Ignore facts and many nf^mr fields of grain are needing rain this week if the crop Is to bo worth very milch. Wo understand that prospects are more encouraging ( farther north but In this Immediate i district farmers arc getting somewhat I discouraged. Tho grain Is heading out ' but the stalks are qitlto short. GRASSY LAKE Grassy Lake, July 2.1.-Although our j crops nrc in good condition, generally NEW ELEVATORS FOR CARMANGAY II headed out. Rainfall decimal 63 Stony Plain.--Weather, dry and very fwarm. Some rain would do no harm. Crops on the whole very good. Wheat beaded. Oats' heading. Some farmers have started haying. Hay crop has thickened during last two weeks and Is cutting well. Vermilion. - Weather continues warm and dry. Slightly over two inches rain since second week in April. Poor growth in cereal and hay crops. Everything indicates a light crop. Heavy rain immediately may ^revive growth in late crops. Oats and wheat both heading with straw about one loot high. Sedgewick.-Very heavy rain fall on the 17th. Wheat, oats and barley has improved , wonderfully in the past Week. The hay crop. is averaging much better than was expected. Cattle in excellent condition. Claresholra - The weather for the past week was dry and very warm. Wheat and barley promise a heavy crop, heads are large. Oats heading About three feet high. Turnips and potatoes growing very fast. Medicine Hat,-Crops are not doing tnuch this last week. The late grain Is getting quite yellow in places. Corn : la short and is heading out. The rye la ready to cut. Alfalfa is all cut (From Our Own Correspondent) Leavitt, July 23.-The heat here has been excessive and most everyone aro either fishing or bathing at the lakea. A very unprecedented thing occurred here a short time ago. A bull moose was seen to come up over the hills from the Cardston direction. He made straight for Horace Williams' grove of trees, leaping fences and swimming lakes as if nothing should Interfere with his progress. The whole family of Mr. Williams were out looking at him coming. Just as he got to the edge of the trees an old turkey hen started to clucking and flying her feathers which frightened him ofr at right angles to.his original direction. One of the boys leaped a saddle horse in hot pursuit, but the moose was over the next hill and out of sight before you could Bay "Jack Robinson." By the time the boy reached the top of the hill he saw the moose just going over the crest of the next hill a mile away. He has not been heard from since and many a conjecture has been made as to where he came from and where he intended to go. cently, When these elevators are built Carmangay will have a splendid string of elevators facing the tracks. About fifty people from this district went on the Lethbridge excursion last Thursday to the experimental farm. All report having a good time. Some of the more daring ventured on the Crows Nest excursion from Lethbridge last Wednesday. They motored to Monarch where they took the .train. The natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies was immensely enjoyed However many adverse criticisms were passed on the effect that B.C has on some people. Miss C. Eyres of Calgary teaching staff, formerly of Carmangay, is a visitor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Coulter. Miss J. Telfer, of the Edmonton teaching staff, is visiting the Rev. and Mrs. D. H. Telfer at the parsonage. Miss Agnes Wilson, of Perth, Ontario, is a guest at the home of her brother, Dr. A. F. Wilson. A splendid picnic was enjoyed by the children of Emmanuel church Sunday school last Wednesday. About fifty enjoyed the afternoon outing at the C.P.R. bridge. After spending th1onsoni. Rain is threatened and every one predicts a good soaker. PINCHER CREEK Plncher Creek, July 22.-The nn.it week lutH witnessed no improvement. In crop conditions: in this district." There, has been no rain and the crops are showing the effoct.m of the'continued drouth. Grain is heading out very short with small bends. Timothy Is almost rlpo and Is short nnd seed will not amount to much except In a few rare instances where conditions have been favorable despite the drouth. Bunch grass haying is in full swing and is remarkably heavy and of good quality. In the Cowley ' district tho Donkhobors are plowing with three steam outfits and have turned over an immense tract ready for fall wheat. Rain will do a world of good if it comes within tho next ton days, otherwise it will be too late to be of much good to the majority of crops in this district. es It is getting yollow at tho roots, but on (lie whole is holding out very well. Most of the fanners aro busy haying. Tho hay is n good crop. FOREMOST Foromost, July 23.-Tho wonder to everybody is that the crop is holding as well r.s it is. No rain has fallen and hot. winds aro prevalent. Unless rain does visit us inside of four to live days, things, I fear, will look bad. The headed out grain needs, it more than tho later sowings. MACLEOD Macleod, July 23.-Tho warm, dry weather of tho past week has materially affected tho crop prospects for the coming season. Continued dry, hot winds with a hot sun, have again shown what summcrfullow will do In dry weather. It gives a good crop In low crops this year are not alarmed as to the amount of grain they will have, Built To Please YOU -and does please you because it offers that rare combination of service, satisfaction and economy. Ask our local dealer to show you the "Sunshine," or write for free, illustrated} descriptive booklet. SUNSHINE FURNACE londoh toronto MONTREAL WINNIPEG vancouver st. JOHN, n.b. HAMILTON CALGARY 2 SASKATOON EDMONTON For Sale by THE DIXON SHEET METAL CO. DRUGGISTS FINED. "Winnipeg. July 23.-Twenty-four Winnipeg druggists were fined five dollars and costs each in the police court today for breaches of tho Lord's Day act. Two others were convicted on two offences and" were fined one dollar and costs for each offense. Still another druggist was convicted on the same offence and was dismissed with a reprimand. TENDERS WANTED The secretary of the Milk River Consolidated School District No. 28, will receive tenders from responsible contractors for the erection of a four room brick school house in Milk River, Alberta. The plans and working specifications may be seen at the residence of the chairman, Mr. I. Mantle, in Milk River, after July 26th. All tenders must, be accompanied by a certified check for 5% of the amount of the tender as a guarantee of good f^ith. The board of trustees reserves the right to reject �ny or all tenders. All tenders must be In the post of flee in Milk River not later than August 13th, 1917. C. C. STOVER, Ad P- Secretary, NOTICE Take notice that the officials of the Children's Shelter and the City Police, will strictly enforce the provi-Blons of the Children's Protection Act and the Bylaw of the City of Lethbridge providing that children must be kepi, off the street after 9 o'clock at night, and that from this time on the curfew bell will he rung at 9.00 o'clock. All children found on the street after that hour without proper guardianship of their parents or guardians will bo subject to the provisions of this Act Irvp won t do much more unless we and the said Bylaw. Ad O MUCH GRAIN SHIPPED. Montreal, July 21'..-Large quantities of grain have been shipped from the port of Montreal during the last two months, and if the same ratio is maintained till the end of tho season of navigation, the returns for 1917 will be much higher than* those for any previous year. SCOTLAND MONTREAL GLASGOW Large Twin Screw Steamers. Splendid Accommodation. Prepaid Tickets Issued at Lowest Rates. Full information from any R.U. or S.S. Agent, or ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE H. E. LIDMAN, Gen. Apt. 449 Main St., Winnipeg, Man., Phone M. 5312. 470 Granville St., Vancouver. Phone Sey. 3199 est 3- FOOT EXPERT r COMING . 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If you have -tired, aching feet; --corns or bunions; ' -callouses on the soles of your feet; -painful heels, ankles and limbs; -pains and sudden cramps in your toes and balls of your feet; -weak ankles; -weak, fallen or broken down arches J -let him toll you how to ' 1 Do Not Leave the Receiver Off. Some person may want to do business with you. Do you, Mr. Merchant, realize that when you cease to advertise you are leaving the receiver off? Many readers of the paper have requirement in your line and have the money to satisfy them. If you do not tell them what you have and what the prices are, they will naturally go to your com-petitor who gives them this information and invites their custom. , Do not leave the receiver off your telephone, and do not neglect your advertising if you wish to make it easy and pleasant to do business with you. Obtain Genuine and Lasting Foot Comfort No matter what treatments you may have tried-or if you have worn arch (supports or other appliances without success-let this Scholl foot expert givo you his personal attention. Let him Inspect your feet and tell you how to overcome your foot troubles. Ho has helped thousands of otherB and probably can help you to obtain permanent comfort, too. He is not a so-called "corn doctor." Ho does not cut corns or callouses-he performs no operations He simply inspects your feet and tolls you how you can obtain instant relief and permanent comfort by mechanical means using Dr. Scholl's wonderfully successful scientific appliances and ' preparations to produce the most desirable rosults. And romomber, there is no charge whatever for this sorvlco. You will not be asked to buy a slnglo thing. Neither need you be a customer or this store. Come in Early. -, Hundreds of people-perhaps thousands-are going to try to see this Scholl foot expert, but those who come early will be more certain of his most careful and thorough attention. So do not put off your visit until the last minute-you may bo too lato then. Drop everything olso, if need be, and come early. If you are j)ow wearing arch support lot him readjust them, for you. It will cost you nothing. Bring the Children Little weaknesses in children's foet nfay develop , into serious and painful foot, ailments if allowed to progress. Let tho Scholl foot export soe their foet and show you how to take care of the little ones and prevent possible foot troubles. Lot him toll you how. to select shoes for tho children- how to be suro that their little feet will have plonty of room to grow correctly. Don't Let This Opportunity Slip By You This is an opportunity that no one should overlook. It may mean permanent freedom from the annoyance, the discomfort, the pain of foot ailments. It Is an opportunity that comes but seldom to moat of us and you should lose no time in taking the fullest advantage of it. There are no strings attached to this offer-you will not be asked to buy a thing. So do not hesitate to come. W. J. NELSON & CO. The Foot Toggery Sherlock Building 1 14649390 31784386888039 ;